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Council on Aging of Volusia County is a 54-year-old non-profit that provides critical services to some of the most vulnerable seniors in our east Central Florida community. Awarded “Nonprofit of the Year” by the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2018, one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Daytona Beach News-Journal in 2019, and “Best of the Best” in Elder Care Services by News-Journal readers in 2019 and 2020 (and honored as a finalist in 2021), COA employs approximately 100 full-time staff, most of whom work throughout Volusia County. We believe that our greatest strength is found in our employees; therefore, we recruit quality individuals, helping them grow in a cooperative and professional environment.

*Public Student Loan Forgiveness: Employment at our organization may qualify you for federal student loan forgiveness programs. We do not directly pay for--nor forgive--federal student loans; however, our status as a non-profit organization under Section 501 (c) (3) makes us an eligible employer. There may be other determining factors for one to qualify. Please follow this link to review one such program and their requirements:  Student Loan Forgiveness

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Please submit completed applications, specifying the job you are interested in to Human Resources or send via fax (386)238-9028 or US mail to: COA HR, 420 Fentress Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Current job openings:

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

The Director of Development provides results-driven leadership to increase immediate and long-term support of COA. This position is responsible for creating programs and initiatives related to donor relations, fundraising efforts and programs advancing the mission and vision of COA. Additionally, this person will develop and execute marketing, branding, public relations, and communications strategies to internal and external audiences, proactively identifying and promoting services and programs to enhance COA’s image among key audiences.

DETAILS:

  • Create and execute department strategies with clearly defined goals, objectives, timeframes and metrics in consult with the Co-Executive Directors and senior administration.
  • Responsible to communicate COA’s mission, vision and goals to donors and prospective donors to develop and sustain individual, corporate and business relations and gifts.
  • Collaborate internally and externally regarding department initiatives to link programs with philanthropic opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain community relations by serving on selected committees, boards or other related group activities to promote COA and its programs; represent COA professionally at all internal and external events.
  • Conduct ongoing strategic assessment of existing philanthropic strengths and opportunities and plans for long-term growth and success.
  • Remain current in developments within philanthropy and fund development, and inform the Co-Executive Directors, the fundraising committee and the BOD on current trends, issues, problems and activities.
  • Manage proactive and reactive media strategy, including crisis communications.
  • Plan and execute major and special events and activities that will create a favorable image of COA.
  • Manage department budget and personnel; including evaluating departmental structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and laws, maintaining accountability standards to donors and ensuring compliance with the code of ethics of professional conduct for fundraising executives.
  • Oversee marketing and communications activities, ensuring they are appropriately donor-centered and conducive to garnering support for COA.
  • Serve as chief editor. Write, edit and/or review content for all print and digital formats, including the newsletter. Make daily writing and editing assignments. Oversee the writing, review and editing of copy. Make final decisions regarding content and copy for electronic and printed publications.
  • Cultivate relationships with local, regional and national media representatives to build opportunities for COA.
  • Oversee volunteer coordination and assist to identify, cultivate, recruit and develop fundraising volunteers and leadership.
  • Design educational programs in fund development for staff and volunteers.

REQUIRED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field required, Master’s degree preferred; and five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrable success in major gift fund-raising including donor cultivation and solicitation with strong supervisory and team development skills.

 

CASE MANAGER

The Case Manager is responsible for assessing client needs and providing a single-entry point into the Community Care system. Case Managers are expected to continually monitor the effectiveness of the services being provided. Case Managers must possess the drive and internal motivation to work autonomously.  

DETAILS:

  • Upon receipt of an intake request or direct contact for services, meet with individuals in their homes to complete assessments and provide coordination of services to improve or maintain the member’s independence and quality of life.
  • Performs a comprehensive client assessment to identify problems and immediate needs; including summarizing the client’s strengths and functional limitations, and client’s ability to cope with limitations.
  • Develops care plan in conjunction with the client, the client’s family or physician, and other persons, obtaining the concurrence and signature of the client and/or caregiver.
  • Arranges services and coordinates service delivery in the home. Communicates with appropriate departments within the agency as well as utilizing community resources effectively.
  • Performs consultations via phone conversations, office visits, and/or home visits.
  • Conducts regular home visits to monitor status of clients living at home, in assisted living, and long-term care facilities.
  • Maintain relationships with clients, their supports, and with acute and primary care providers to ensure the best possible health outcomes for members.
  • Coordinates functional and social supports to promote member independence and mitigate risk.
  • Maintains case notes, reports, service data, referral histories and assessments for all assigned clients.

REQUIRED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required; valid driver’s license and consistent access to a vehicle required; one-two years of related experience and/or training.

    Due to the sensitive nature and financial responsibilities of this position, applicants MUST be able to pass a Level 2 FBI background screening/fingerprint check, FDLE check, and drug test.

 

SUBSTITUTE SITE COORDINATORS 

Are you interested in working on an on-call basis? Do you have a flexible schedule? Do you enjoy working with seniors? COA is hiring Substitute Site Coordinators. A Substitute Site Coordinator will fill in for Dining Site and/or Senior Center Coordinators when they are out for vacation or illness. The Substitute Coordinators will assist with our Congregate and MOW meal programs and/or with activities at our Senior Centers. Subs are paid for their hours worked and mileage. 

EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS and HOME HEALTH AIDES 

Join our team of career-minded CNAs and HHAs! Enjoy making a difference in the lives of our clients and their family members! You will be valued! 

Various work schedules are available, and mileage is paid between clients’ homes. All applicants undergo FBI fingerprint background screenings. Must have driver’s license and auto insurance. We offer a competitive hourly rate.  

 

 **Inquire about a special bonus offered to CNAs and HHAs** 

 

**EEO/M/F/D/V - DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE**

 

Join the team of the BEST homecare company in Volusia County!

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